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By Joseph Fell

ISBN-10: 0231027567

ISBN-13: 9780231027564

Jean Paul Sartre's concept of emotion rests on a concept of motivation which departs from the normal view that emotions, feelings, and passions are "passive" reviews. Sartre claims that the emotional reaction is an act, a "chosen" reaction trying to remodel occasions that aren't resolvable by means of traditional pragmatic capability. Joseph P. Fell's award-winning examine analyzes the inner coherence and empirical adequacy of Sartre's thought to examine the level to which Sartre's conceptual suggestions are justified.

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The indissoluble nexus between the two has been a consistent theme throughout White's writings. 71 Law, he suggested, like literature, is 'inherently communal', and reading legal texts is thus a 'shared process'. Once again White's rhetoric is very similar to that presented in some of the more progressive writings of the CLS movement, and, indeed, the most recent progressive writings have tended to follow the path of argument and rhetoric in legal reasoning as a means for reconstituting the legal society.

32 For Rorty, [t]he liberal society is one whose ideals can be fulfilled by persuasion rather than force, by reform rather than by revolution, by the free and open encounters of present linguistic and other practices with suggestions for new practices. But this is to say that an ideal liberal society is one which has no purpose except freedom, no goal except a willingness to see how such encounters go and to abide by the outcome. It has no purpose except to make life easier for poets and revolutionaries while seeing to it that they make life harder for others only by words, and not deeds.

THE AMBITION OF LAW AND LITERATURE As law and literature has indeed become more 'serious', so too has the debate with regard to its purposes. For some, such as Robin West, literature is only of value insofar as it can help to reveal the politics of law, and the purpose of studying literature is thus subservient to the overriding purpose of developing alternative political visions. There is, obviously, some validity in this thesis. It is certainly difficult to deny that law is to some degree both literature and politics.

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